Kashmir issue ‘main stumbling block’ to peace in S Asia: Pak

Kashmir issue ‘main stumbling block’ to peace in S Asia: Pak

ISLAMABAD: The Kashmir issue is the “main stumbling block” to peace in South Asia, Pakistan’s Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Saturday, underlining that it is the responsibility of the global community to work on the “flash issue” of the region. “I think for regional peace, the global community has a responsibility to work […]

NC calls PDP-BJP ‘bickering’ a fixed match

NC calls PDP-BJP ‘bickering’ a fixed match

Srinagar: The opposition National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday lambasted PDP-BJP alliance saying cabinet minister Chader Prakash Ganga’s outrageous remarks were not isolated utterances but pointed towards a deeper prejudice and malice “politically patronised and systemically institutionalised by the PDP-BJP alliance”. Abdullah lashed out on PDP’s condemnation […]

Beyond the Precipice

Beyond the Precipice

Thick discussions around the accruing conditions in Kashmir appear creating a narrative of some imminent and grave danger. There is no doubt that Kashmir is filled with enormous anxiety, mixed of course with equal hope, following the most recent election that could be seen as a comprehensive rejection of all the so-called mainstream claims about […]

The last of the Cups of nun chai – 117 & 118

The last of the Cups of nun chai – 117 & 118

As we present the last of the moments of remembrance from this participatory memorial, by artist Alana Hunt, we would like to remind our readers that Kashmir Reader started serialising this bouquet of conversations and memories from June 11, 2016. In the face of the violence of 2010 in Kashmir, the growing number of dead […]

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Srinagar: Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh are feeling insecure after threatening banners appeared in the city of Meerut with a message for Kashmiri students: “leave the state or face consequences”. Students say that the banners were the “first public threat”, though a “charged communal atmosphere” exists on the ground ever since BJP won the state […]

Singh calls for ensuring security

Singh calls for ensuring security

Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, said on Friday that states must ensure the safety of Kashmiris living in different parts of India. “I appeal to Chief Ministers of all states to ensure that such incidents don’t happen, they are equal citizens of India, they have also greatly contributed to national security,” Singh said, adding […]

Madhav’s statement ‘admission’ it’s war

Madhav’s statement ‘admission’ it’s war

Illustrates BJP’s national policy: Geelani Admission an eye-opener: Mirwaiz Inspired by Mussolini and Hitler: Malik Srinagar: The resistance camp in Jammu and Kashmir has reacted sharply to the statements of top BJP leader, Ram Madhav, which justify the use of human shield by government forces. Pro-freedom leaders see the statements are an admission that state […]

JK BJP now bats for talks

JK BJP now bats for talks

Srinagar: Rattled by unending protests, and rising defiance by college students, senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders from J&K have told its national General Secretary, Ram Madhav, to initiate dialogue with pro-freedom groups in Kashmir. BJP hopes that the dialogue will restore normalcy in Kashmir. The meeting was held at BJP’s state unit office in […]

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